Boasting exposed brick walls, distinctive metalwork salvaged from Durham landmarks, a Front Room with ceilings stretching 20 feet high, an outdoor cobblestoned garden and a courtyard, The Cookery's grounds in downtown Durham are the perfect setting for weddings, rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, and more.
The Cookery grounds expand over 12,000 sq. ft., and can accommodate seated dinners and wedding ceremonies for up to 330 guests.
Located in the West End neighborhood of Downtown Durham, The Cookery's historic architectural features have a multitude of stories to tell, recounting Durham's rich history and nodding to Bull City's manufacturing and tobacco industrial roots.
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The Cookery is one of my favorite venues in Durham! Julie and Tammy are both so easy to work with during the planning process, and the space itself has so much beautiful aesthetic. I'm always excited when I get to work with couples at The Cookery!
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Cookery?
What are the most important characteristics of The Cookery in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Cookery for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does The Cookery offer?
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Cookery offer for wedding events?
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
What furniture and decorations does The Cookery have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment
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